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Henry IV Part II DVD (RSC)

King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion against his reign threatens to surface. Intent on securing his legacy, he is uncertain that his son Hal is a worthy heir, believing him more concerned with earthly pleasures than the responsibility of rule. Sir John Falstaff is sent to the countryside to recruit fresh troops. Among the unwilling locals, opportunities for embezzlement and profiteering prove impossible to resist as Falstaff gleefully indulges in the business of lining his own pockets. As the King's health continues to worsen, Hal must choose between duty and loyalty to an old friend.

Royal Shakespeare Company
Henry IV:
 Jasper Britton
Falstaff: Antony Sher
Hal: Alex Hassell
Hotspur: Trevor White
Earl of Northumberland/Earl of Douglas: Sean Chapman 
Earl of Westmoreland: Youssef Kerkour 
Prince John: Elliot Barnes-Worrell 

Director:Gregory Doran 
Designer:
Stephen Brimson Lewis
Lighting: Tim Mitchell
Music: Paul Englishby
Movement: Michael Ashcroft
Recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Plus: Director's commentary / Cinema Films / Meet the Cast /  Cast Gallery

Picture: 16:9
Sound: PCM 2.0  / DTS 5.1 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: All Regions
Running Time: 168+27 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE
Year: 2014